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'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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New system can identify drugs to target 'undruggable' enzymes critical in many diseases - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology, in Cambridge, UK, demonstrated the capabilities of the new system by identifying a molecule that could successfully target a phosphatase to reduce the accumulation of ...

A sugar rush of DNA methylation - Nature.com


Nature.com
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

DNA Molecule: Two Views

Bethesda - United States

The double helix of the DNA is shown with details of how the bases, sugars, and phosphates connect to form the structure of the molecule.

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United States

Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank entry on DNA. Includes discussion of the properties and structure of DNA.

Animal Views
United States

Reporter Foster Fox takes you through an educational animal adventure each month.

SMSD (Small Molecule Subgraph Detector)
United Kingdom

SMSD is a Java based software library for calculating Maximum Common Subgraph (MCS) between small molecules. This will aid finding resemblances between two molecules and is also used for screening drug-like compounds.

Brain News and Views
United States

Original news reports, magazine articles, commentary and book announcements on brain-science topics for the general reader from the Dana Foundation. [RSS]

DNA Repair: Responses to DNA Damage and Other Aspects of Genomic Stability
Netherlands

Publishes observations on genetic, cellular, biochemical, and molecular aspects of DNA repair, mutagenesis, cell cycle regulation, and apoptosis.

Early Animal Evolution: Emerging Views from Comparative Biology and Geology
United States

Article examining the data that has begun to emerge that can resolve the sequence of genetic and morphological innovations, environmental events, and ecological interactions that collectively shaped Cambrian evolution.

LiveScience.com: DNA and DNA Testing
United States

Collection of articles addressing DNA testing and how it has become an increasingly popular method of identification and research since its establishment in 1985.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

DNA Baser
United States

Commercial sequence package for contig assembly, normal and batch mode, to investigate genomic fragments, rRNA and protein genes. Includes trial download for Microsoft platforms from Windows 95 to Vista.

DNA from the Beginning
United States

An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.